Pete Quaife

1943 - 2010

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Peter Alexander Greenlaw Quaife (born Kinnes; 31 December 1943 – 23 June 2010) was an English musician, artist and author. He was a founding member and the original bass guitarist for the Kinks, from 1963 until 1969. He also sang backing vocals on some of their records.Quaife founded a group known as the Ravens in 1963 with brothers Ray and Dave Davies. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pete Quaife has received more than 376,110 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Pete Quaife is the 1,635th most popular musician, the 4,109th most popular biography from United Kingdom and the 272nd most popular British Musician.

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Among musicians, Pete Quaife ranks 1,635 out of 2,675Before him are Narada Michael Walden, Iryna Bilyk, John Martyn, Nick Rhodes, Yoko Shimomura, and Benjamin Orr. After him are Shannon Leto, Alex Turner, Alison Sudol, Michael Steele, Topper Headon, and Erykah Badu.

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Among people born in 1943, Pete Quaife ranks 471Before him are Edwin Hawkins, Max Jean, Janet Evanovich, Francisco Valdés, Viktor Sidyak, and Jackson C. Frank. After him are Julie Ege, Ilaiyaraaja, Geraldo Rivera, Helen Quinn, Daniel Brandenstein, and Gil Gerard. Among people deceased in 2010, Pete Quaife ranks 310Before him are Joaquín Capilla, Ilene Woods, Walter Frederick Morrison, Clive Donner, Franco Ballerini, and Lisa Blount. After him are James Moody, Edwin Valero, Corey Allen, Avi Cohen, Beryl Bainbridge, and Harvey Pekar.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Pete Quaife ranks 4,109 out of 6,924Before him are Thomas Traherne (1636), Alan Pardew (1961), Nick Rhodes (1962), J. J. C. Smart (1920), Barbara Windsor (1937), and John Masefield (1878). After him are Stanley Sadie (1930), Princess Maud, Countess of Southesk (1893), David Hewlett (1968), Alex Turner (1986), Alfred Ewing (1855), and Chris Irwin (1942).

Among MUSICIANS In United Kingdom

Among musicians born in United Kingdom, Pete Quaife ranks 272Before him are Liam Howlett (1971), The Proclaimers (1962), Sophie Muller (1962), Glenn Cornick (1947), John Martyn (1948), and Nick Rhodes (1962). After him are Alex Turner (1986), Topper Headon (1955), Gordon Haskell (1946), Mick Avory (1944), Boz Burrell (1946), and Phil Collen (1957).